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Spice Islands:

see MoluccasMoluccas
or Spice Islands,
Bahasa Indonesia Maluku, Du. Molukken, island group and prov. (1990 pop. 1,856,075), c.32,300 sq mi (83,660 sq km), E Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea. The capital of the province is Ambon, on Ambon island.
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, Indonesia.
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Spicy Sirloin Burgers: Combine 1 pound ground sirloin, 1-1/2 tablespoons Spice Islands Steak Seasoning, Spicy, 2 tablespoons milk and 1/2 cup unseasoned bread crumbs in a large bowl.
In the prologue, the author describes the geographical and physical settings of the Spice Islands, noting that: "Eastern Indonesia represents a unique part of the Earth's surface because it is here that four of the earth's great tectonic plates.
Magellan's crew were said to have been already suffering from scurvy and malnutrition, so he took advantage of the favourable conditions to allow them to recuperate and to avoid starvation, the researchers believe, as he had heard rumours of a possible drought in the Spice Islands.
Which islands, once known as the Spice Islands, lie in eastern Indonesia?
CRADLE OF FLAVOR: HOME COOKING FROM THE SPICE ISLANDS OF INDONESIA, MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE is one of the best we've seen recently on the region's foods, surpassing the common 'Asian cookbook' to provide a food writer's passionate enthusiasm for the region's flavors.
Cradle of Flavor: Home Cooking from the Spice Islands of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore is a compendium of one hundred authentic recipes celebrating Spice Islands cuisine, from Green Mango Sambal and Lemongrass-scented Coconut Rice to Indian-Style Fish Stew with Okra, Javanese Grilled Chicken, Sweet Spiced Mung Bean Porridge, and much more.
1609 - English navigator Henry Hudson set off on his third (and final) attempt to find the North West Passage t o the spice islands of the east1807 - - Parliament abolished slave trade.
On the verge of starving, and with no other relatives, Mateo agrees to a two-year commitment as cabin boy and musician aboard the San Antonio, one of Magellan's fleet in his secret expedition to circumnavigate the globe and reap the wealth of the Eastern Spice Islands.
IN terms of things to do before you're 42 it wasn't quite up there in the exotic top five, like playing cricket at the South Pole or sailing round the Spice Islands in a small yacht, but it was nice to tick it off the list all the same.
Lope also reports in detail on Portuguese operations in the Spice Islands and on far-flung incidents such as Cortez's effort to send five ships from Mexico to the Moluccas.
On a recent whirlwind tour of spice production around the world, hosted by Spice Islands, I even came across jars of black peppercorns topped with grinding lids in India.
In response to the growing interest in multicultural cooking, Spice Islands has introduced Spice Islands World Flavors, a line of nine ethnic spice blends.